Patricia Manriquez

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15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.<p>Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a …

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

23 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy

Diets. High heels.<p>Being happy should be simple, but with all these insane rules and social pressures that we put on ourselves, it's actually kind of hard. Isn't that so sad? I think it's the worst, personally. A little #LifeHack, though, is that there are things you probably do every day that make …

The 1 Question You Must Constantly Ask (if You Want to Be Successful)

Asking yourself this one critical question on a regular basis can keep you efficient, streamlined, productive, and profitable.<p>Have you ever found yourself immersed in a project and suddenly realized that is was essentially worthless to you? Or maybe it wasn't worthless, but it wasn't supporting …

We Are Defining Love the Wrong Way

It is time to change the meaning of the word “love.”<p>The word is mostly used according to the first definition given in the dictionary: “an intense …

Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small step

Feeling on the verge of a midlife crisis? The key to a happier you can be simple: switch off your mobile now and again, listen to music, head outdoors, or spend some time with friends.<p>Last week, a survey concluded that we are at our most miserable between the ages of 50 and 54 and that happiness …

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How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

The Number One Neuroscience Game-Changing Tool All Leaders Need For The New Year

Who do you work with that just drives you bonkers? Do you wish there was a way to wave a magic wand and instantly remove the immediate irritation, angst and frustration you associate with them?<p>While I don’t have a magic wand, thanks to neuroscience, I do have a practical tool that you can start …

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A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

The Quickest Way to Kill Employee Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

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7 Ways People Who Have Been Emotionally Abused Love Differently

When it comes to abusive relationships, it isn't always just physical abuse. While this isn't meant to detract from the issue of domestic abuse that …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?<p><i>This article was</i> …

9 Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

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This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

Take every waking hour as it comes and do what you are supposed to do and complete what you're supposed to complete. Stop overanalyzing or trying to predict and plan things too far. The only constant in life is change. Just live in the moment and do your best.<p><b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The …

20 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)